Burroughs Wellcome Fund: Underrepresented Minority Postdoctoral Enrichment Program

The Burroughs Wellcome Fund is now accepting applications for the Postdoctoral Enrichment Program for Underrepresented Minorities. The award provides $60,000 over three years to support the development of a postdoctoral fellow in a degree-granting institute (or affiliated research centers) in the United States or Canada. Individual postdoctoral fellows conducting biomedical or medical research are eligible to apply.

The primary goal of the Postdoctoral Enrichment Program (PDEP) is to enhance the postdoctoral training and experience of underrepresented minority junior scientists. Funds will be provided to support the following enrichment activities:

Generally, up to 12 awards will be granted for enrichment activities annually. This grant is meant to supplement the training of postdocs whose research activities are already supported. It is not a research grant. Application deadline January 16, 2018.

To determine eligibility, please read the Postdoctoral Enrichment Program RFP

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last updated 3-Dec-2017